Having passed through the gates of Hell, Satan makes his way towards the gate of Heaven. He’s there directed to the Garden of Eden, where God has just created man.
Inn which Satan’s council agrees to look for the Garden of Eden, where another kind of creature is to be created. Paintings by William Blake, engravings Doré and others.
Summary of Satan and the bad angels being cast down to Hell, and Satan arousing the rebels to join in a council in Pandemonium.
When completely blind, likely to be arrested and sentenced to death, with the remains of the English state around him, John Milton wrote one of the greatest works in English.
Shepherds and shepherdesses painted in stories, from classical myth, through the Bible and Christ’s nativity, to epic poetry, including Milton’s Paradise Lost.
A wide-ranging selection of appealing and interesting watercolours, covering most of Blake’s career and themes.
A dozen major works, created as monoprints and then hand-painted to finish, show some of Blake’s most powerful and unique images.
He demonstrated that you can paint from your mind’s eye, however unusual your mind may be. A major influence of William Blake.